3-76 FUEL SYSTEM (DFI)
Push and pull [A] the fuel hose joint [B] back and forth
more than two times, and make sure it is locked and does
not come off.
Leaking fuel can cause a fire or explosion resulting
in serious burns. Make sure the hose joint is in-
stalled correctly on the delivery pipe by sliding the
If it comes off, reinstall the hose joint.
Connect the fuel pump lead connector and the battery (–)
terminal (see Battery Installation in the Electrical System
Installed removed parts (see appropriate chapters).
Fuel Tank and Cap Inspection
Visually inspect the gasket [A] on the tank cap for any
Replace the gasket if it is damaged.
Check to see if the water drain pipe [B] and fuel breather
pipe [C] in the tank are not clogged. Check the tank cap
If they are clogged, remove the tank and drain it, and then
blow the breather free with compressed air.
Do not apply compressed air to the air vent holes
[D] in the tank cap. This could cause damage and
clogging of the labyrinth in the cap.
Fuel Tank Cleaning
Gasoline and low flash-point solvents can be
flammable and/or explosive and cause severe
burns. Clean the tank in a well-ventilated area, and
take care that there are no sparks or flame any-
where near the working area. Do not use gasoline
or low flash-point solvents to clean the tank.
Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal)
Fuel Pump (see Fuel Pump Removal)
Pour some high flash-point solvent into the fuel tank and
shake the tank to remove dirt and fuel deposits.
Draw the solvent out of the fuel tank.
Dry the tank with compressed air.
Fuel Pump (see Fuel Pump Installation)
Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Installation)